07: Palliative Care: Bill: Part 1
This picture introduces Bill, 3 months before his hospital admission.
Bill is a 74 year old retired teacher. He is a widow and lives alone in a one bedroom flat which has two flights of external stairs.
Bill was admitted to hospital with increasing breathlessness associated with worsening heart failure.
He was discharged after a three week stay in the medical unit.
His past medical history includes: Heart Failure (HF), Atrial Fibrillation(AF), Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).